The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 12, 1896 · Page 1
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X'*-V "'-^ ••5"-*' • / • *n?p;' >' n -r • XT^r ' -^ n , r — v -^ *• f « - 1 *- t r* r?- - -'t " *y J j f * T '< ^ '.T ' *" " * ^ , J v » * ** * ,i >* i * , J * ' j •* ' , t x - f •> ** . / • > ••'^'fcaiX , - .' r " *" */.***$ .'i •,-•" -'• *—-^-^' > •-.„.">•* '- JKMtfth. '• •* 'A ' - c - -t. 1868, ALGONA; IOWA, WEDNESDAY, ATOUST 12, isoe, YOL, s**\ • tima for Decorative ArtWork. A new shape, the nicest in town, so some ot the ladies say. JUST IN. M. Z. Grove & Son. WAS ALL ABOUT MONEY, The Doiltvef-Cole JJisftflssion at Mttffl- fcoldt Was Listened to by art Audience of 3,000, Armstrong Furnishes a Good Story on a Kossuth Lady Northwest News. TELEPHONE 19. Remnant Sale. t We have jnst gone through our stock and have a big lot of remnants of all kinds, which we are selling at prices Far Below the Cost to manuiacture. bargain. Come now and get a G. L. Galbraith & Co. MEDICAL AND SURGICAL Bicycle Infirmary, Acute and chronic cases treated with assurance of success. Languid tires restored to health and vigor, Tires blown up without pain. Wind free, We understand the anatomy, physiology, and hygiene ^ of t heels, and give homoepathic or allopathic treatment, as in- Jyidual cases require. Sure cure guaranteed. t" My whetel had three ribs fractured, and you cured it in ie treatment,' I" My tires were suffering with a case of acute aneurism, |ich had been pronounced >fatal by other bicycle doctors, you cured the disorder and I did not lose a day of my ir," "- :< ' •' ••••''• ' .. "*I was troubled with varicose tires, involving frequent rup- :es and incontinence of wind, You cured me," Thousands of testimonials like the above will be furnished Implication. F. L. Ff\RISH. Tribune Tandem, Fully 8,000 people heard the Dolliver- Coie debate at Hutnboldt last Saturday. Judge Cole opened With a speech of 65 minutes, Dolltver followed with an hour and a quarter, and Cole closed in 25 minutes. The judge is a smooth talker, much lilto Gov. Boles in his manner. He presented the usual free-silver argument, and Dolllver got after it in regulation Dolliverfashion. In closing the judge made much of the calamity argument. Both speakers had their adherents, hut the general sentiment is that the anti-free-silver side had the best of it. Dolliver strengthened the sound money cause. She \Vi\s Equal to tlio Occasion. Armstrong Journal: The good wife of a well-known farmer over in Kossuth county recently accompanied her husband to town, and, when he learned that his wife would have to wear glasses, remarked that had he been aware of her deformity at the time he certainly would not have married her. The lady adjusted her newly acquired spectacles and after coolly surveying him replied that had she seen him as clearly as she could with her "specs" ho certainly would not have had the opportunity. A Wesley Project. Fred. Corey has a new scheme on foot. He proposes excavating a large pond on his lots north of the track, at Wesley. He will then sink a deep well, erect a windmill and fill the pond with water. In the winter he will freeze enough ice to supply the town, and at odd times will use it as a skating, rink. As it will be stocked with' fish he will sell fishing privileges during the summer at so much a bite. The Reporter says that later on he may erect a hotel and start a regular summer resort. Will Use Water at West Bend. G. S. Wright of Garfield has shown his public spirit by offering to donate and put in free of cost to the city of West Bend a public watering trough, with automatic valve, allowing only a certain amount of water to be drawn at at one time. The Journal says: It is a generous gift from Mr. Wright, and will be a benefit not only to the public but will save lots of water that is now wasted by the present arrangement. The council at its last meeting unanimously accepted the offer. To Compete with Dolllver. The non-partisan silver men will meet at Humboldt next Tuesday to nominate a candidate for congress. It is expected that the democrats, who meet at Boone, Aug. 20, will endorse. Prof. Seeley is Out. Prof. H. G. Seeley, one time writing teacher in the Algona Normal school, has quit his partner, B. H. Samuels, in the Spencer school. The Reporter says he is going to study medicine. Obituary. Mary A. Hawkes was born Jan, 19, 1839, at St. Albans, Somerset county, Maine, married A. P. Buker, May 4, 1857; moved with her family to Algona, Kossuth county, Iowa, in the fall of 1865; removed in 1885 to Indlanola, Red Willow county, Nebr. In the spring of 1892 she removed to Opolis, Crawford county, Kansas, where she resided until the time of her death, August 1, 1896. The deceased was early a, member of the society of friends, and retained her membership up to the time of her death, She has ever been a faithful wife and mother and a kind neighbor. She leaves a loving husband and eight children, three of whom are married, to mourn her loss, The remains were interred in the Mt. Olive cemetery, "She is not dead, but sleepeth," day as a delegate to the grand lodge meeting of Knighls of Pythias. W. K. Ferguson was to go but could not leftVe, C. D. Pettibone left yesterday tfiorfl' ing to attend a meeting of marble tneft in Marslmlttown, and also to attend'the democratic convention at Otttimwa. J. J. Ryati left for the latter last evening, , Dr. Ketiefidk has a friend who is traveling in Europe, tie writes that the Nttttfyal 1 girts at Buda Pesth are handsomest, and the Cork damsels coine next. The doctor should invite him to Algona when he gets back. Murray Russell, the younger son of Algonti's one-timei hotel man, was in Algona ovor Sunday. He is located in Miles, Jackson county, and is doing well. *Hewasin Mississippi, but says the south is a poor place to get rich. Thos. D. Henley wns in Algona yesterday. His firm is associated with Sullivan & McMahon in defense of the titles of the purchasers of the Russ lundaofC, L. Lund. They expect to defeat Mr. Russ 1 claim in most cases and save up»the men who bought. HE WAS VERY HUNGRY. Whether it be • » * AT IRVINCTON, IOWA. APPLES, • Harvest Excursions, The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway will sell home-seekers' tickets 4 and 18, Sept, 1,15, and 29, Got. 6 and 20, Fare one way, plus $2, for the round trip,—20t8 How a Texan Got a Good Meal at a General's Expense. Mr. G-oss, in his "Recollections of a Private," quotes the remarks of a Confederate about two famous leaders under whom ho had fought. This man said of Stonewall Jackson, "If yon tms had some good general like him, I reckon you uns could lick we uns." When asked "whether be had ever' seen General Lee, he replied: "Yes; I was a sort of orderly for Uncle Rohert for awhile. He's a mighty calrnlike man when a fight is going on." This story is told of General John B. Magruder: '' Our General Magruder thinks a powerful heap of what he eats and wears. Ho allers has a right smart of truck. "There was a Texas feller onetime who had straggled from his brigade, and he were a pert one, he were, stran- ,ger. He were hungry enough to eat a general, buttons and all—that Texas feller were.' Ho saw Magruder's table all spread, with a heap of good fixiu's on it, and I'll be hanged if he didn't walk in, pert as you please, grabbed a knife and fork and opened fire all along the line on them fixin's. "Magruder heard something in his tent and hurried in and asked that Texas chap what brought him thar. The Texan 'lowed ho were hungry. Then the general, stiff and grandlike, said, ' Do you know, sir, at whose table you are eatin? 1 "The Texas chap, he kept drivin in the pickets on them chick'ns, and he said to the gen'ral, said he, 'No, old boss, and I ain't no ways par tic 'lar, neither, since I've come solderin.' " "What did Magruder do?" asked a Yankee listener. "Do? Why, he saw them chicken flx- in's were spiled, and he jesfc put his arm under his coattail, pulled his hat over his eyes and walked out. And that Texas hoss didn't leave anything on that thar table 'cept the plates—not even his compliments. "Who were he? Well, no matter. He hadn't no manners, he hadn't. He were powerful hungry, stranger, that chap were." A Fortunate Accident. "I am lost!" thepriina donna sobbed. "My years of hard study have gone for nothing." "Alas, what is the matter?" asked her maid. "My prospects are ruined, all through a -wretched accident. Just as I was approaching the end of my aria a horrid bug flew on the stage and lit on my neck," "And you screamed?" "I did. What else could I do? It was my last scene and I had no chance tore* deem myself," The bell sounded and the maid announced a man from the theater, "Show him in," said the prima don- na. "I may as well meet my fate at once. It is my dismissal from the company. " "Sense me, ma'am, fur disturbio you," said the .visitor, "but de manager wants to know did you run away from your curtain recall 'cause you was took sick," "No. I am perfectly well" "AH right. That'll ease his mind, He says that screech yon let out at the wind up was the finest high 0 he's heard in years and you've got the town crazy over you,"—.Washington, Star, 16 to 1, cheap money, dear money, free , trade or protection— We've got to Eat, and the important thing to know is, what, where, and when? By calling at our store you will be convinced that we have the latest in our line. Langdon & Hudson. TBI/BPHONB NO. IS. Fine Oak and Birch Chamber Suits At remarkably low prices. We are also making special prices on odd pieces of bolstered goods. Complete stock of Undertaking Goods. ID. First Buyers Have First Choice. The Land Department of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company is selling THOUSANDS OF ACRES IN RED DRIVER VALLEY, The " Breadbasket of America," at $4 to $8 per acre. IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA, The wonderful park region, at $2.50 to $4 per acre. Terms to actual settlers: Ten years' time. One-tenth cash, balance in ten equal annual installments, at SIX per cent, interest. jggf Yearly payment on 160 acres, from $40 to $128. For the present you' can have your choice of rolling prairie, heavy timber, or rich upland; all containing numerous spring-fed lakes and natural meadows, especially adapted to diversified farming, Fares to G.A.R. Encampment About One Gent a Mile { Stop paying rent. ) Secure a delightful home, >BUY A FARM, Provide for future comfort, j A WISE MAN ACTS PROMPTLY, For particulars and publications, write to O. "W. 3i4:O1"X', General Emigration Agent tf, P, Jt.lt,, ST. PAUl, MINN, WM, H, PJfIPPS,Lana Commissioner, Oralw, per bushel, fcfj^c.^TV 'Wf/^'IW^' THE office furniture of O, L. Lund will-be sold at auction, Saturday at 2 o'clock, PBBBJTOi MOVEMENTS. A, P. an$ Mrs, Clarke are off on a visit. Mr. and Mrs, Geo, E, Clarke are home from the east. Chester Call »nd Fred, Inghaw have beeo at Okobpjt for a week. J, W. WadswprtlJ went to Res Moines. Mpnclay m state fair business, Mr. and Mrs, R, B, Warren are off for a tea days visit at Whitewater, Wis, J s W, Hiaekpn, &BS daughter took a The confidence of musicians in their own accomplishments is often a matter of merriment to other people. A certain painist bad performed several sonatas, to the not too great delight of » private company, when the hostess thought proper to compliment him moderately, •'ITow play ing is. remarkably toe, Mr. Keys," ehe gajd. Tbe pianist waved bi,a bwd deprepat' iogly. "Really, madam," be §wd« M tt»« predit &<w not Belong to p^e, if J ft» • witb geurfus t>y a Wfber p9w DINGLEY, COOK & CO., our sales solicitors, will furnish information, accompany prospective buyers wishing to examine Northem Pacific lands, and receive applications for their purchase, Apply to them, personally or by letter, at Algona, Iowa, Sidewalk, Paving, and Building ,.,, BRICK, Drain Tile, Sewer Pipe, Stone, Fence Posts, Woven Fencing, Felt Hoofing, All kinds of Hardwood Lumber and Wagon Stock. These are a few of the many things you can get Qf , , J. A. Hamilton & Co,.; (F x ' '• '' , »J ^nnftfTft^S

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